Meet Our Team
Teresa, RDH —
Teresa started practicing dental hygiene in June 1986 after graduating from Oregon Health Sciences University. Prior to joining Harmony Family Dentistry in 2001, she practiced in periodontal, pediatric, and general offices. Her number one priority is to do the very best for each patient with her meticulous care, gentle touch, and personal plan for overall body health.
Her dedication to her patients shows in her care for her patients as if they are her own family. It’s important for her to understand her patients fully to help her create a plan that allows them to achieve their long-term goals for their smile.
Kristi, RDH —
Kristi joined the Harmony Family team in 2016 and has been helping patients care for their oral health since 1998. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in 1991 and her dental hygiene degree from Mt. Hood C.C. in 1998. Kristi believes in understanding every patients current status of their smile as every patient is unique. She believes in helping patients find solutions and creating a plan to keep their smile healthy.
Kristi enjoys the professional camaraderie and continuing education of the St. Helen’s Shadow Hygiene Study Club. She can also be found with her husband and two sons on many adventures. You can find her going on a run on land or in the water, where she enjoys many water sports.
Luda, RDH —
Luda is the newest Dental Hygienist on our team! She grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Luda graduated in 2016 with her Dental Hygiene Degree from Portland Community College. She is pleased to be working alongside Dr. Julie and Dr. Chau to give the utmost care to all her patients. Her goal is to make all her patients comfortable and make each visit a pleasant experience. She is proud to be part of such a friendly, dedicated staff and is looking forward to meeting you!
When she is away from the office, Luda enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and traveling around the world.
Lyuda, Dental Assistant —
Lyuda has been in the dental field since 2002. She has a contagious energy and a positive attitude creating an enjoyable experience for all her patients. and cares a lot about her patients. Lyuda cares greatly for all her patients and strives to leave a positive impact on each person she interacts with. She makes such an impact that many of her patients stop by the office just to say hello.
Lyuda has a way of not making it feel like you are at the dentist office, rather a fun place to visit to keep your smile healthy. In her spare time, she enjoys kayaking, camping, and biking. On most days, she can be found riding her bike to and from work! If you see her on the road, be sure to say hello!
Jen, Dental Assistant —
Tina, Schedule Coordinator —
Tina has been with our practice since 2014. You can find Tina behind the front desk helping patients schedule the best treatment plan to keep them healthy. You can also find Tina around the office as she assists wherever is needed.
Whether you are scheduling large treatment plans or a simple cleaning, Tina will create the best appointment customized to meet every patients needs. Tina masters multi-tasking, keeps the office well organized and enjoys helping patients achieve a healthy smile.
Tina enjoys playing the piano and going on adventures with her family. She loves to explore and enjoy all the beautiful sights the PNW has to offer!
Jamie, Financial Coordinator —
Jamie has been working in the dental field since 2011 and loves it. Her smile is the first thing you see when you walk in the door. Jamie is a wizard in helping patients understand insurance and create the best financial plan to invest in their smile that works for all dental budgets.
One of the most rewarding aspects of her career is being able to see someone’s smile completely transformed.
Away from the office, Jamie is an avid reader and enjoys traveling to new destinations around the world!
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